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Margaret Jenny

September 26, 1931 — November 24, 2016

Margaret Jenny, 85, Fargo, ND, died Thursday, November 24, 2016, in Sanford Hospital, Fargo.
Margaret Jacqueline Richards, daughter of Robert and Agnes (Sebestl) Richards, was born in Elizabeth, MN, on September 26, 1931. She grew up on the family farm near Georgetown, MN. She graduated from Moorhead (MN) High School in 1949. She attended Dakota Business College in Fargo, and worked for Ford Motor Co., and Warner Insurance, both Fargo.

On July 15, 1953, Margaret was united in marriage to David Jenny at the Catholic church in Georgetown. The first lived in Norfolk, VA, while Dave was in the service. They also lived in a number of communities up and down the Red River Valley. In 1981, they made their home in Fargo, where they had lived since.

Margaret was a wonderful wife, mom, grandma and great-grandma. Her mission in life was caring for her family, and she did that so well. She listened to and was interested in all of her grandchildren's happenings.

Margaret is survived by her loving husband, David, Fargo; six children, Mary (Steve) Pylyp, West Islip, NY, Carol Motschenbacher, Moorhead, Richard (Laura) Jenny, DeGraff, MN, Thomas (Frances) Jenny, Sartell, MN, Robert Jenny, Taylorsville, Utah, and Daniel (Jennifer) Jenny, Moorhead; a brother, Charles (Elizabeth) Richards, Argusville, ND; 17 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her mom and dad, her son-in-law, Randy Motschenbacher; a sister, Delores McNamee; and a brother, Leonard Richards.

Visitation for Mrs. Jenny will be Tuesday, 4 PM to 7 PM, with a wake service at 7, in Korsmo Funeral Chapel, Moorhead.

Her funeral mass will be Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, at 2 PM in Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Fargo.



Visitation

NOV 29. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CT)

Korsmo Funeral Chapel

409 8th St. S.

Moorhead, MN 56560

Prayer Service

NOV 29. 7:00 PM (CT)

Korsmo Funeral Chapel

409 8th St. S.

Moorhead, MN 56560

Funeral Mass

NOV 30. 2:00 PM (CT)

Holy Spirit Catholic Church

1420 7th Street North

Fargo, ND 58102

http://holyspiritchurchfargo.com/

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